Nationally renowned speakers announced for the HfL Secondary Mathematics Conference 2019

    Published: 17 January 2019

    Herts for Learning (HfL) is excited to announce the full programme of their Secondary Mathematics conference, taking place later this term.

    Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor

    The conference entitled Intelligent Practice to Raise Student Achievement is taking place on Monday 18th March 2019 and will include speakers from AQA, Pearson Edexcel, OCR, Atlas Teaching School and Advanced Mathematics Support Programme.

    Craig Barton, renowned mathematics educator and author, and Andrew Taylor, Head of Curriculum for Mathematics, AQA, will deliver the keynote address and set the theme for the day.

    Speaking about the conference, William Thallon, Teaching and Learning Adviser – Mathematics at Herts for Learning said: 

    “The HfL Secondary mathematics team are extremely excited to be hosting this conference and are fortunate that such an expert gathering of speakers have agreed to contribute to this day. It promises to be an inspirational conference that will have a telling impact on students’ learning.
    “We look forward to welcoming mathematics leaders and teachers from around the UK to this special event and are sure that those attending will leave having had the chance to explore intelligent practice in a number of mathematical contexts, both pre- and post-16.”
    Craig Barton
    Craig Barton

    Following the keynote session, there will be a selection of six workshops, each following the theme of intelligent practice, across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5:

    • Intelligent Practice – Craig Barton
    • Building fluency in challenging topics – Andrew Taylor, AQA
    • Developing and inspiring with A level mathematics – Samantha Burns and Pietro Tozzi, Pearson Edexcel
    • Lessons to learn from student performance in GCSE Mathematics assessments – Neil Ogden, OCR
    • Plastic Fantastic: intelligent practice with your hands – Robert Wilne, Atlas Teaching School
    • Help! My A-level students can’t square a fraction – Val Pritchard, Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP)

    HfL is also offering a special discount offer for multiple delegates from the same school. This is an ideal opportunity for departmental CPD and future planning and an opportunity not to be missed by mathematics leaders and teachers.

    Bookings for this conference can be made on the Herts for Learning booking page Secondary Mathematics Conference: Intelligent Practice to Raise Student Achievement.

    Venue: Wyboston Lakes Resort, near St Neots*, Bedfordshire

    Cost: £185, subsequent delegates from the same school £90

    *Please note: there will also be complimentary shuttle bus service will operate from St Neots train station for the conference, and for drivers, please be assured there is ample free parking at the venue which is located just off the A1.

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